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2010 Versa 5dr HB I4 CVT 1.8 SL

I needed a battery. Original Nissan battery had 51R label. Read earlier posts to this thread and was convinced I needed to purchase EverStart Maxx T5 from Walmart due to incorrect label. Seemed larger when I carried out of the store, but I was still convinced I had the correct battery. When I tried to install, the T5 was too wide. It was around 6.8" and the most the tray could hold was 5.5". Walmart didn't have any 51Rs left, so off to AutoZone. Picked up a 51R and it was identical to the factory original.

The 51R fit my Versa perfectly. The battery tray is plastic and just sits in housing. (It's removable) There is a bar with two "J" hooks with 10mm nuts. The same size as the terminal contacts.

The other issue I ran into was I had a flashing red key on the dash. I couldn't start with the FOB. I had to use physical key. I couldn't lock the doors. (It almost seemed like I had a dead FOB battery) To resolve, I had to lock the car using internal arm rest button, open with the physical key and then the FOB was recognized. Back to normal.

In my opinion, the CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) requires the 51R and non-CVTs require the T5.

I hope this helps someone else.
 

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I hope I can solve the "T4" dilemma: after much research the elusive size T4 Battery was right under my nose all along. Johnson Controls makes the T4...under their CHAMPION line of Batteries....go right to any PEP BOYS and there it was IN STOCK and ON THE SHELF! Don't want to sound like a Pep Boys commercial but they did me right this time. Order it on line and p/u in the store and you'll get a 25% discount to boot! Hope this helps
 

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I hope I can solve the "T4" dilemma: after much research the elusive size T4 Battery was right under my nose all along. Johnson Controls makes the T4...under their CHAMPION line of Batteries....go right to any PEP BOYS and there it was IN STOCK and ON THE SHELF! Don't want to sound like a Pep Boys commercial but they did me right this time. Order it on line and p/u in the store and you'll get a 25% discount to boot! Hope this helps
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2016 Nissan Versa Sedan 1.6l engine

Thank you so much for everyone's help! After multiple calls to mechanic who scheduled me to come in to get my battery changed (I had called a week earlier to schedule my app) he then proceeded to tell me right before I went that actually they had to order my battery because they didn't have it and would call me back (they never did). I stumbled with this thread and helped me decide what battery to buy and I also found a video tutorial on YouTube and changed it myself in about an hour.

I originally ordered the Everstart Maxx T5 on Walmart but they cancelled my order since my store actually didn't have it in stock.... I then went on Advance Auto Parts website, for my car it shows the "correct fit" is the AutoCraft Gold Battery T4, 470 CCA but I did not like this has a low Cold Cranking Amps since the reason my battery was dying is because of the cold weather so I went ahead and ordered the AutoCraft Gold Battery T5, 650 CCA which was a perfect fit! You can feel the difference when you start the car. Anyway using the desktop google chrome extension Honey it found me a 25% off coupon and I was able to get it for $152 total and once I take in my old battery should get $22 back from the battery deposit.

One thing to note, they have free installation at AAP but they told me on the phone for my car it showed it had to be installed by a mechanic (mechanic had told me I could even do it myself) only reason they say that is because you have to unscrew a piece to be able to get to the battery which takes a bit longer but you can truly do it yourself, no need to know anything about cars.

Here is the tutorial I used:
 

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2016 Nissan Versa Sedan 1.6l engine

Thank you so much for everyone's help! After multiple calls to mechanic who scheduled me to come in to get my battery changed (I had called a week earlier to schedule my app) he then proceeded to tell me right before I went that actually they had to order my battery because they didn't have it and would call me back (they never did). I stumbled with this thread and helped me decide what battery to buy and I also found a video tutorial on YouTube and changed it myself in about an hour.

I originally ordered the Everstart Maxx T5 on Walmart but they cancelled my order since my store actually didn't have it in stock.... I then went on Advance Auto Parts website, for my car it shows the "correct fit" is the AutoCraft Gold Battery T4, 470 CCA but I did not like this has a low Cold Cranking Amps since the reason my battery was dying is because of the cold weather so I went ahead and ordered the AutoCraft Gold Battery T5, 650 CCA which was a perfect fit! You can feel the difference when you start the car. Anyway using the desktop google chrome extension Honey it found me a 25% off coupon and I was able to get it for $152 total and once I take in my old battery should get $22 back from the battery deposit.

One thing to note, they have free installation at AAP but they told me on the phone for my car it showed it had to be installed by a mechanic (mechanic had told me I could even do it myself) only reason they say that is because you have to unscrew a piece to be able to get to the battery which takes a bit longer but you can truly do it yourself, no need to know anything about cars.

Here is the tutorial I used:
Thank you. My mechanic just ordered a 51R and it didn't fit, so I did a quick Google search amd found this info. He then put in a 96R and it fits perfect in my 2016 Nissan Versa S Plus 1.6L I4 with non-CVT transmission.
 

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2016 Nissan Versa Sedan 1.6l engine

Thank you so much for everyone's help! After multiple calls to mechanic who scheduled me to come in to get my battery changed (I had called a week earlier to schedule my app) he then proceeded to tell me right before I went that actually they had to order my battery because they didn't have it and would call me back (they never did). I stumbled with this thread and helped me decide what battery to buy and I also found a video tutorial on YouTube and changed it myself in about an hour.

I originally ordered the Everstart Maxx T5 on Walmart but they cancelled my order since my store actually didn't have it in stock.... I then went on Advance Auto Parts website, for my car it shows the "correct fit" is the AutoCraft Gold Battery T4, 470 CCA but I did not like this has a low Cold Cranking Amps since the reason my battery was dying is because of the cold weather so I went ahead and ordered the AutoCraft Gold Battery T5, 650 CCA which was a perfect fit! You can feel the difference when you start the car. Anyway using the desktop google chrome extension Honey it found me a 25% off coupon and I was able to get it for $152 total and once I take in my old battery should get $22 back from the battery deposit.

One thing to note, they have free installation at AAP but they told me on the phone for my car it showed it had to be installed by a mechanic (mechanic had told me I could even do it myself) only reason they say that is because you have to unscrew a piece to be able to get to the battery which takes a bit longer but you can truly do it yourself, no need to know anything about cars.

Here is the tutorial I used:
2016 Nissan Versa Note SV

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for posting this information for the 2016 Versa Sedan because the AutoCraft Gold Battery T5, 650 CCA battery makes an incredible difference starting and driving the vehicle. The cold weather played a role in the manufacturer's battery being able to perform; however, it did not help to let the car sit for 1-2 weeks at a time due to owning three vehicles. So I found myself having to use a portable battery charger regularly. It wasn't until yesterday where my Sprint GPS tracker informed me the battery level was near red, wherein I discovered your review before purchasing a new battery. While the gentleman was installing the battery, he mentioned the T4, but I told him why I chose the T5 (Cold Cranking Amps for the winter), which he agreed considering he knows the history of all three vehicles. Boy, did my "Apple" car instantly purr afterward! Now, the T5 is slightly bigger, of course; however, it can rest on the battery bracket with ease. The gentleman had no problems installing the battery based on its dimensions. Advanced Auto Parts' website gave me a 20% discount for ordering it online, and I received $22 credit when the gentleman collected my old battery while installing the new battery free of charge. I was able to purchase the battery for $138.11 after the discount and credit (original $192.11). What a deal for a quality battery!

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I don't know why Nissan says a 51R is the right one? I feel bad for all of the auto parts dealers, ad of course, customers.

Walmart "installed" (it was swimming in the battery compartment; not secured) a 51R EverStart battery. I can't believe they left it that way.

I returned it for a 121R, which fits perfectly. Thanks; I should have followed your guidance above.

I can confirm. This size worked great for Versa 2013. There was still some room on the sides, so maybe another size can fit as well. This battery is slightly higher than the factory one, but was able to sit in the space just fine. Thanks to Canadian Tire for helping me figure this out.
 

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I just replaced my 2015 Nissan Versa Note SV battery today. I live in Toronto, Canada. The first shop I visited was Canadian Tire. They told me they don't have the battery for my car in their system but they can measure and find something that can fit if I could bring the battery to the store... so I did but when they saw the battery they realized that they don't have the one with the extra thing at the bottom to make it securely fit. Disappointed. The next place I visited was Costco. They found me the one that matches to the spec but again that batter doesn't have the extra thing at the bottom so that won't work for me. My entire morning was gone just like that and I decide to call Nissan dealership. Of course they have the exact thing and to my surprise the price was very reasonable with $159. The dealership is 15 min away from me. I bought the battery at the dealership right away and follow the video instruction prins716 shared with us here and got it replaced in less than 30. min! Thanks prins716.

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I'm very thankful for this thread. I have a 2015 Versa Cube CVT. I got the 51R from Costco and the fit is a joke. Sooo not the right battery.

After reading the thread, I went and traded the 51R for a T5. It's an excellent fit with the plastic bits at the bottom to secure the battery. I looked at Walmart and the T5 there was another $40 ($110 vs $150,) so I decided to stick with Interstate Battery via Costco.

Thanks, everyone!
 
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